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Extraordinary image of New Zealand from space
Extraordinary image of New Zealand from space

British astronaut Tim Peake has shared aerial images of New Zealand from space on Twitter this morning.

photos Images of New Zealand taken from space

Images of New Zealand taken from space and the international space station.

Stunning shots of NZ from space

A British astronaut has tweeted epic photos of New Zealand from space on his Twitter account.

The planets are aligned

For the first time in more than 10 years it is possible to see all five "bright" planets together in the sky.

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Raglan death: Students 'in tears' video Raglan death: Students 'in tears'

The shock of losing one of their mates is still setting…

Watch: John Key discusses NHS changes video Watch: John Key discusses NHS changes

Prime Minister John Key this morning said the UK changes…

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Out of this universe
Out of this universe

There can't be too many places on this planet -- in fact, in this universe -- where you can be catapulted into space, dive…

Watch: SpaceX's 'hard landing' explosion
Watch: SpaceX's 'hard landing' explosion

Falcon 9 rocket come close - but not close enough - to making the first sea landing of a booster rocket.

SpaceX's rocket lands on barge
SpaceX's rocket lands on barge

Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 booster had a "hard landing" and broke a landing leg on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean.

Mini-shuttle joins latest space race
Mini-shuttle joins latest space race

Within a few short years, the world will once again see a United States winged vehicle launch and return from space to a…

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Space travel: Houston's great problem
Space travel: Houston's great problem

At the Johnson Space Center, Winston Aldworth meets men from the brave past and bold future of space…

Last chance for space probe Philae

Scientists have begun work on a last-chance manoeuvre to contact the long-silent Philae probe, dropped last year to the…

Star gorge burps from black hole

"For an analogy, astronomers often refer to black holes as 'eating' stars and gas. Apparently, black holes can also burp…

SpaceX sticks landing, next stop Mars

The day after SpaceX successfully landed, Elon Musk is talking about the future of building a city on Mars.

Astronaut calls from space, gets voicemail
Astronaut calls from space, gets voicemail

A British astronaut was forced to leave an answer phone message for his parents after calling them from…

SpaceX returns to space - with dramatic landing planned

SpaceX is heading back into orbit today - with an ambitious attempt to land its reusable rocket on land.

Kiwi teen taking off to Nasa

A New Plymouth teen is one of two young Kiwis chosen to attend a prestigious American space school next year.

Sun setting on historic launch site

British Major Tim Peake , American astronaut Timothy Kopra and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko, will climb into a tiny…

New space race for reusable rockets

This week, Blue Origin launched an unmanned vehicle called the New Shepherd to the edge of outer space.

Mars may kill moon
Mars may kill moon

Phobos is just 3700 miles from the surface of Mars, over 60 times closer than we are to our own moon…

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